Confidentiality and data storage
Store and save data
By visiting this website, certain technical information about your Internet connection and your browser is recorded. This data can be classified as follows:
- Cookies in your browser
- Technical information on servers
- User information in databases
A cookie is a mechanism that allows your browser to store the information it receives from web pages and then send it back to web pages at a later time. This happens automatically without the user having to think about it.
Cookies can include many features such as tracking your settings, who you are logged in to, what you can access, to make sure you get the right content, tracking ad impressions, etc.
Cookies allow you to track these settings and other things over time so that information is easily accessible during frequent visits to a website. Cookies are also used for the temporary processing of a user’s information when visiting different parts of the same website.
Two examples of the many features that the site uses for maintenance cookies: one cookie is used to remember the video player volume setting, and the other is used to remember whether you have checked this information box so that you don’t have to. revisit it the next time you visit. This site comes from the same browser you are currently using.
Cookies are automatically stored by your browser as small text files on your computer. You can change the cookie management settings in your browser.
Cookies can be delivered by all types of content on the website, whether it is text pages, images or more. Cookies are only sent to the website from which you obtained them, and not to other websites.
This website stores cookies to manage three levels of functionality:
- Important cookies are used to track user information, access, certain personal settings and more. Without these features, the site will not function properly.
- Analytical cookies are used to track website traffic, which parts are most popular, which parts are used the most and more. Some of these cookies are third party cookies provided by third party service providers. Analytical cookies are used to improve the website (which is constantly evolving), but they are not important for the functionality of the website.
- Advertising cookies are used by internal and external advertising systems to track and track advertising impressions.
There is a legal obligation for this information to be made available to you as a user of websites that use these cookies.
When you visit a website, the web server records certain technical information such as your IP address, the browser you are using and the time each time you request data from the server, i.e. when you click on an internal link and load a new one. website or related data such as fonts, images and various texts necessary for the operation of the website.
This data is only retained for a specified period of time for you to troubleshoot and debug in systems, and it is not shared with employees of newspapers or third parties.
We store certain information about you as a user. No sensitive information is stored on this website, but simple contact details that you provide when creating a user account or purchasing services from online newspapers are stored in our databases. This is necessary to be of use to you. This data will be deleted when you delete your user account.
Who do we store the data for?
Regular visitors / readers:
If you visit this website without registering or subscribing to a user account, the following information about you will be stored:
- Some technical information, such as IP address and browser, is stored in the web server logs. This technical information is kept for 180 days and is necessary for the operation of the service and to guarantee security. This information is not provided to newspaper employees or to third parties.
- Google Analytics counts pageviews to keep information about visitors. This information is anonymous and cannot be used to track you.
- Some third-party services, such as downloaded fonts and texts, may log your IP address and other information on remote servers.
- The cookie is set to recognize you as a user when browsing web pages. This will be deleted when you close your browser, or at the latest after 360 minutes of inactivity.
Registered users and subscribers:
If you choose to create a user account and / or subscribe to the online journal, the following information about you will also be stored:
- Name, address and other contact information you provide during the registration process. This data is kept until you delete your user account.
- Information about your subscription, such as the date of purchase, how it was paid, certain credit card numbers, the length of the subscription, and the nature of your subscription. This data is stored until the user account is deleted.
- If you purchase access via Micropayment SMS, your mobile phone purchase information will be kept for 90 days.
- Simple data on the articles you have read and the number of articles you have read. This is used to improve our content and will be deleted if you delete your user account.
Note: Data can be backed up for up to 180 days after deletion. Backups are stored with high security and limited access, and are essential for troubleshooting and ensuring the safety of users and computer systems.
As a user of this website, you can contact the newspaper to publish and / or delete your data.
If you have a user / subscription account, you can log into your user profile and download your saved data at any time, and delete your user account and associated data.
You can also delete all local data from your browser. The procedure to follow differs between browsers and devices.
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Note: Some important system data in e.g. web server logs will not be deleted upon request, but will be deleted automatically after a short time as per the above information.
If you click on REFUSE, cookies will not be stored in your browser and no data about you will be stored in our databases. It also means that we can’t tell if you have accepted or not, so you will see this warning on every page you visit. Technical information (web server logs) will always retain your IP address and browser information, but will be periodically deleted as described above.